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Cardin, Van Hollen support fed workers, agencies in funding package

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) announced key provisions in the final fiscal 2022 appropriations package signed into law by President Joe Biden that they worked to secure in order to support federal workers through improved compensation and working conditions. The Omnibus Appropriations Act also enables critical maintenance projects at federal facilities […]

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Counties sign workforce services agreement with Fort Meade

Fort Meade, the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp. (AAWDC) and the Howard County Office of Workforce Development (HCOWD) signed an agreement to provide workforce services to transitioning service members, spouses of active duty personnel and veterans attached to the post. The partnership allows the AAWDC and the HCOWD to provide services that include career coaching, […]

Posted inGovernment

Fort Meade, Maryland military facilities to get $558M

The House Appropriations Committee passed legislation that includes more than $558 million for improvements at Maryland military facilities championed by Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02). The $279.9 billion Military Construction-Veterans Affairs funding bill for fiscal 2022 now moves to the full U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. The bill funds construction of, and improvements, to […]

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Fort Meade child development center renovations completed 

Maj. Gen. Omar Jones, the commanding general of Joint Force Headquarters – National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington along with Fort Meade Garrison Command, Col. Christopher Nyland have reopened Fort Meade’s Child Development Center II (CDC II) after multiple upgrades, fire and safety improvements and energy efficiency improvements.    Renovation of CDC II […]

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CMC receives Army community partnership award

The Department of the Army recently announced the winners of the 2020 Army Community Partnership Awards including the Central Maryland Chamber (CMC).  Ten U.S. Army installations and their public partners were selected for demonstrating partnerships that improve quality of life for soldiers and their families, enhancing Army readiness and modernization capabilities, and building stronger community relationships. Submissions […]

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Kuhn Hall project underway

The transformation of Fort Meade’s historic Kuhn Hall into a modern Education and Resiliency Center recently began with a flurry of sledgehammers in a wall breaking ceremony.   It took nine years of planning, a $3.6 million capital campaign, multiple redesigns, processing of an 800-item requirements list and exhaustive collaboration with five garrison commanders, numerous […]

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State grant to support community development around military installations

The Maryland Department of Commerce, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning and several other state agencies, has been awarded a second federal grant to help guide compatible development of military installations and their surrounding communities. The goal of the effort is to ensure that military activities do not adversely impact the quality of life in […]